Mission: Our purpose is the protection of life and property by providing quiality fire suppression services.
Programs: Vale fire department serves approximately 119 square miles in rural meade and butte counties in south dakota. We have mutual aid agreements with five other departments and provide such aid up to 100 miles out of our district. In 2014 we responded to 10 wildland fires, 4 structure fires, 14 search and rescue,and 5 other calls. Of the calls responded to 20 were in mutual aid to other departments.